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14667: Technical Writer
Location:Maryland, Linthicum Heights
Clearance:Secret
  
Description:

Enlighten IT Consulting, a MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) company, is looking for an experienced Technical Writer who is proficient in the English language, familiar with appropriate style guidelines and can shape and present information.  The ideal candidate will have experience developing, reviewing, proof reading and modifying various technical documentation, including, but not limited to reports, briefings, policies, processes, standards, official memorandums, correspondence, technical architectures, and information papers. Must have the ability to work with and interpret data from technical engineers.

Requirements:

Security Clearance:

  • A current government clearance at a Secret level or higher is required.  Must be eligible to be processed for a higher level security clearance and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in English or similar field; will consider 4 years of additional experience in place of degree for a total of 12 years of experience.
  • 8+ years of experience providing support in a technical writing capacity.
  • Comprehensive, intensive, practical knowledge to include grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage of the English language, writing techniques and editing procedures.
  • Experience researching, organizing, writing, editing and producing technical data for projects.
  • Ability to translate complex concepts and solutions into multiple types of contract deliverables, including use cases, standard operating procedures, technical reports, test plans and reports, and security documentation.
  • Ensures technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style.
  • Proficient skill in proofing documents to ensure correctness of format, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Prior experience writing curriculum for training or classes.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical and complex information.
  • Ability to work effectively in a small team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud software, specifically Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
  • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and issues
  • Experience working in/with the DoD community
  • Experience with a variety of social media forms
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